The Where Parents Talk podcast hosted by Lianne Castelino strives to inspire confidence in moms and dads so that they can parent with relentless optimism to raise happy, thriving children. It is where informed parents find the best answers.
The Science Behind The Family Dinner with Dr. Anne K. Fishel
In this episode of the Where Parents Talk podcast, Lianne Castelino speaks to Dr. Anne K. Fishel, clinical psychologist, family therapist, author and teacher.
She is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Harvard Medical School and Director of the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Fishel is co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, a nonprofit initiative established in 2010 to help families conquer obstacles that get in the way of family dinners --- both through in-person and online strategies.
Understanding and Interpreting the Teenage Brain with Dr. Terri Apter
In this episode of the Where Parents Talk podcast, Lianne Castelino speaks to Dr. Terri Apter, psychologist, author, mother and grandmother about her latest book entitled, The Teen Interpreter: A Guide to the Challenges and Joys of Raising Adolescents.
Dr. Apter shares the science behind how adolescents think, behave and communicate.
How I Became a Mother: My Painful Journey to Parenthood
In this episode of the Where Parents Talk podcast, Lianne Castelino speaks to Tarah Schwartz, broadcast journalist (formerly of CTV Montreal), communications professional and mom, about her difficult journey to becoming a mom, chronicled in her first book. Entitled, Can't Help Falling: A Long Road to Motherhood, Schwartz' memoir details her experience with pregnancy, miscarriage, infertility and adoption.
The Achievement Culture, its Impact and How to Get a Student Back on Track
In this episode of the Where Parents Talk podcast, host Lianne Castelino speaks to Dr. Jeannine Jannot, school psychologist, educator, academic coach and mother of three about the often negative impact of the achievement culture and how parents can support kids who may experience it. The subject is the focus of Dr. Jannot's first book, 'The Disintegrating Student: Struggling But Smart, Falling Apart, and How to Turn It Around'.
How kids are marketed to on social media platforms, and prioritizing well-being in childhood
In this week's episode of the Where Parents Talk podcast, Lianne Castelino speaks to Josh Golin, father of one and Executive Director of Fairplay about the commercialization of childhood through social media and other platforms, and what technology companies, government, lawmakers, parents, educators must do to prioritize well-being among kids.
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